Los Angeles Identity Theft Attorney
Federal Defense Lawyers in Los Angeles
Identity theft is a federal offense which occurs with startling frequency
throughout the United States. Because identity theft crime has garnered
a great deal of media and political attention through the years, both
local and federal law enforcement agencies are aggressive in investigating
and prosecuting those individuals who are believed to have committed identity theft.
Los Angeles federal criminal defense lawyer at our firm if you are a suspect in an
investigation involving identity theft or if you have been charged with this crime.
Identity Theft Charges & Penalties
Identity theft occurs when an individual illegally uses another’s
identity to commit fraud, usually for the purpose of personal financial
gain. Identity theft may also occur in conjunction with an individual
attempting to avoid law enforcement, such as providing another person’s
identity upon arrest. Identity theft may be committed by pick pocketing,
going through another’s trash, stealing mail, hacking, using a card
reader to steal card numbers, infiltration in a company dealing with personal
information, phishing and eavesdropping on public financial transactions.
The penalties for identity theft may include imprisonment for up to 20
years, and fines of up to $10,000. It is essential to consult a lawyer
as soon as possible, in order to have a chance to avoid these penalties
and move on with your life.
Los Angeles Identity Theft Defense Attorney
A Los Angeles identity theft defense attorney at our firm can offer you
a consultation regarding your charges. Identity theft may also involve
charges such as mail fraud, wire fraud, mail theft or counterfeiting,
and at our firm we are experienced in dealing with all of these federal
criminal charges. Using our experience in federal court, we will fight
to protect your rights and help you avoid the penalties which may come
with a Los Angeles identity theft conviction.
Interested in finding out how we can help you?
Contact a Los Angeles identity theft defense lawyer today.